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International Labor Organization’s Convention 169 Helps Legalize Land Grabs on Indigenous Territories

Indigenous peoples' territories are some of the few places where natural resources are preserved throughout the world. In fact, they protect about 80 percent of the planet's biodiversity but are legal owners of less...

Panamá: Ngäbe-Buglé indigenous region at risk of disappearing

Photo: Santiago Navarro F. Translated by Alfie Lake A few logs and interlaced planks give shape to two walls holding up a few pieces of metal sheeting; this is a makeshift hut. In the background two...

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Sowing the Seed of Consciousness: Agua de Lluvia Little Community School

A project born of the necessity of the children and parents of the community of Agua de Lluvia, nestled in the Mazatec mountains

Military Generates Tension in Chiapas; Organized Crime Checkpoints Remain Intact

Communities in Chiapas face increasing violence from both the state and organized crime groups.

No Findings One Year After the Forced Disappearance of Land Defenders in Michoacán

Family members and friends concentrated outside the Agrarian Ombudsman’s office on January 27, 2023 as part of the protests against the disappearance of the...